Back in the late 90s, I knew people who would leave their modems connected overnight on a dedicated line, with a download manager running, just to be sure they got the latest copy of whatever it was they were after.
Slowing up your downloads is just going to make people take longer to grab something, or they'll busily try to find a way to circumvent your "protection." Or, they'll move on to some other service or method, partially collapsing your business model.
The Zetas will have to worry about the other cartels coming for them and their allies if the names are released.
I have a 1 year old 2TB drive, a 1TB drive, and two 500GB drives, all SATA. I also have a 750GB external drive. The external isn't as handy as it used to be, only for the fact that my current case has a SATA dock built into the top, and my system supports hot-swapping of hard drives. Unless I need to be sure I can access files on another machine, I can just plug in one of the spare drives as needed.
According to their website, they don't seem to offer a price guarantee even on preorders which drop in price before shipping.
According to one of the articles I'd seen, his status as a Fellow of the Harvard School of Ethics would have allowed him access to JSTOR. If true, one wonders why he went through all the trouble.
An update on the article points out that his claim of being a Reddit co-founder is in dispute.
I unsubscribed from the Demand Progress mailing list because of their whitewashing of the charges against him.
If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error. -- John Kenneth Galbraith